Course No: PUBH.5020-045; SIS Class Nbr: 1286; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed
This course reviews the organizational structure of healthcare facilities and the behavior of individuals within them. Students analyze the role of administration, human resources, providers and other support staff and apply organizational, behavioral, and social science practice and theory, to the operations of the healthcare organization. Comparison is made between healthcare and non-health care types of industry to highlight the unique characteristics of healthcare workers. An emphasis is also made on leadership styles, organizational culture, and change management within the healthcare organization.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.
Related Programs: M.P.H. in Public Health: Healthcare Management Option, Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Informatics Option, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Service Management Option
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